The Prohibited Exports Register lists cultural material that has been denied an export permit.

Some material has been found to be of such significance to Australia’s cultural heritage that its export has been denied.

Objects refused an export permit

2015

  • PN Russell & Co Boiler c.1855–1875
  • Painting by Herbert Badham, Snack Bar, 1944
  • Steam Yacht Ena 1900

2014

  • Painting Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, 1972: Love Story
  • John Fowler B6 Three Speed Road Locomotive, number 16161

2013

  • An Australian made decorative photo frame in gold, diamonds and opals attributed to Percy Marks, Sydney c1927–35
  • Krupp C96 nA 77mm field gun, serial number NR7207, c1916
  • Painting—Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa, 1971: Honey Ant Travelling Dreaming
  • Painting—Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, 1971: Water Dreaming with Lightning Timmy
  • Brooch, gold and boulder opal, made by John or Ernesto Priora
  • Bracelet, gold, attributed to Hogarth, Erichsen and Company, Sydney, New South Wales Australia about 1858
  • Eight nugget linked bracelet, maker Unknown, Australia, about 1855–65
  • Nine nugget linked bracelet, maker unknown, Australia about 1855–62
  • Sir Charles Kingsford Smith ‘VH-USU Southern Cross’ Brooch
  • Sir John Monash Seals

Prior to 2013

  • Painting—Payungka Tjapangarti, 1971: Ceremonial Dreaming Journey
  • Painting—Old Tutuma Tjapangati, 1971: One Old Man's Dreaming
  • Painting—Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, 1972: Ceremonial Dreaming
  • Painting—Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri, 1972: Yam Dreaming (Version 1)
  • Painting—Mick Namarari, 1971: Ceremonial Medicine Story
  • Painting—Old Walter Tjampitjinpa, 1972: Pintupi Travelling Water Dreaming
  • Painting—Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, 1971: Travelling Water Dreaming with Lightning
  • Painting—Timmy Payungka Tjapangarti, 1972: Corroboree
  • Torres Strait Arrowhead
  • Painting—Walter Jambajimba, 1972: Water Dreaming
  • Fowler Tank Steam Locomotive, ca 1898 builder's number 7607
  • Oil Painting—The Bath of Diana, Van Diemen's Land 1837 by John Glover.
  • Decauville narrow gauge steam locomotive.
  • World War II Japanese fighter aeroplane, located off Cape York Peninsula, Queensland.
  • A pair of wings from a WWII P47 Thunderbolt aircraft located at Duyfken Point, Queensland.
  • Victoria Cross Medal group awarded to E T Towner VC
  • Steam-hoisting engine (portable steam winch)
  • Oil Painting—View of the Town of Sydney, artist unknown
  • c1890 Brown and May portable steam engine
  • Victor Trumper cricket memorabilia
  • Items of Victor Trumper cricket memorabilia (including cuff links, a presentation tray, signed programs and team sheets, and Trumper's 1902 Ashes diary). Frodsham Regulator No 1062 (Melbourne Observatory)
  • Main Mass of the Miles Meteorite
  • 'King of the West' gold nugget (now known as the 'Normandy Nugget')
  • A Ruston Proctor steam traction engine number 42028
  • A Thomas Walker steam centre engine
  • Painting—Water Dreaming 1972 by Old Walter Tjampitjinpa
  • Painting—Budgerigar Dreaming 1972 by Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa
  • Painting—Untitled 1972 by Ronnie Tjampitjinpa
  • Binya Meteorite
  • DAP Mark 21 Beaufighter
  • Ned Kelly armour (shoulder guard)
  • Painting—Untitled (Ceremony) c1900 by William Barak
  • Painting—Fear1971 by Charlie Tararu Tjungurrayi
  • Painting—Water Ceremony 1972 by Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula
  • Painting—Rain Dreaming with Ceremonial Man c1971 by Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula
  • Painting—Water Dreaming at Kalipinypa 1972 by Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula
  • Painting—Porcupine, Danger Men Only 1973 by Anatjari Tjakamarra
  • Painting—Untitled (Ceremonial Designs) 1971/72 by Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri
  • Master Blackburn's Whip—a cat o'nine tails whip with an Aboriginal club handle and knotted rope lashes attached that belonged to David Blackburn, Master of HM Brig Supply.
  • Marshall Colonial Class C oil tractor, c.1910
  • Swan, an 1884 timber hull motor launch
  • Two pairs of boxing gloves, 1886—worn on the night that Peter Jackson beat Tom Lees to become the new Australian Champion.
  • Fossil: Phyllolepis, Devonian, Merringowry, undescribed
  • George Gosse GC RANVR Medal Group
  • International Titon tractor, 1912 serial number 2535
  • Bark painting Djulpan, the constellation of Orion and the Pleiades, c1958 by Mungarrawuy Yunupingu
  • Fowler steam traction engine, 1884 works number 4841
  • Lockheed Electra airliner, 1937 serial number 1107
  • Fowler steam traction engine, 1910 number 12263
  • McLaren steam traction engine, 1905 works number 705
  • Kelly and Lewis stationary motor, c.1951 serial number 6477
  • Foden steam wagon, 1920 works number 9734
  • Two Queensland Gulmari Shields, c.1880s
  • Painting—Corroboree for Young Men 1972 by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
  • Painting—Untitled, 1972 by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa
  • Ronisch Concert Grand Piano, c. 1880
  • McLaren 8HP Steam Traction Engine, 1887 works number 298
  • Painting—Wild Potato Dreaming by David Corby Tjapaltjarri, 1972
  • Painting—Womens' Dreaming by Uta Uta Tjangala, 1972
  • Painting—Men's Corroboree Dreaming in a Cave by Anatjari III Tjakamarra, 1974
  • Painting—Budgerigar Dreaming by Kaapa Tjampitjinpa, 1972
  • Painting—Untitled (Ceremony) by Charles Mardigan, 1970
  • Painting—Moorool the Dreaming Man by Nym Djimurrgurr, c. 1950
  • 28.29 gram specimen of Uluru (Ayers Rock)
  • Painting—Two Men Dreaming at Kuluntjarranya 1984 by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri
  • Painting—Hunting 1971 by Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra
  • A 1923 Foden 'C' type steam wagon—six ton, double crank compound; works number 10972
  • Painting—Ruby Plains Massacre by Rover Thomas, 1985
  • Painting—Woman's Dreaming by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1972
  • Table—1880s, Australian made with blackwood base, Italian marble and micromosaic top—awarded as a prize by the Ballarat Agricultural and Pastoral Society in 1885
  • Marshall double-crank-compound, steam road locomotive engine, c1913, serial number 62575
  • Fowler single-cylinder, two-speed, stump puller engine, c1920, serial number 15722
  • McLaren double-crank-compound, two-speed, superheated, direct ploughing traction engine, c1917, serial number 1506
  • Marshall single-cylinder, one-speed, No.1A 'Gainsborough' light traction engine, 1909, serial number 52110
  • Marshall double-crank-compound, steam road locomotive engine, 1914, serial number 65715
  • Equal second prize winning design submitted by Donald Mackay in the 1911 Commonwealth Stamp Design Competition
  • Single-cylinder semi-portable steam engine, manufactured by J J Seekings & Co, Gloucester, England, circa 1870s
  • Moore Road Machinery diesel locomotive GT-122-DH-1, c1956
  • Ashes Bail Letter Opener, c1883
  • Painting—Untitled (Water Dreaming at Kalipinypa) by Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, 1971

Note: Three objects have twice been refused export permits: The Bath of Diana, the Towner VC medal group and The Frodsham Regulator No 1062.